While eating is still a challenge, my exercise is going well. The diabetes dietitian said I would have to exercise for an hour to lose weight! I am actually doing it on some days and it is a pleasure! Who knew.
Saturday did an hour of Curves Z... Read more
My Vision Statement
In order to continue my excellent ,happy, exciting lifestyle I must remove how food and its inappropriate rituals dominate my life. I must continue my new pursuit of enjoyable exercise.... Read more
My Vision Statement,Preparation.
In the mind body series of articles, there is an article on my Vison Statement for losing weight. It's not what I thought!! And may help with my fight with the scale as the be all and end all of my weight since I was 15 years old and 115 pounds.... Read more
Emotional Eating Sucks in so many ways.
As you can imagine, my job as a local politician can get very stressful. Especially when I have to do the unfeminine (!) thing and take a powerful (at least he thinks so) politician to task. Many good reactions from the public, not so good from ... Read more
People are Noticing
At Curves yesterday, one of the members asked me if I had lost weight! I didn't think it showed yet.
I've been working out by walking, tai chi and curves and I'm gaining muscle. I've lost 5 lbs since January but the BIG thing is, that when we... Read more
All I can do is learn from my mistakes.
After having a spectacular loss earlier in the week, my weight jumped up again as I fell off the wagon! Once again those busy days where good food is hard to come by. Went to a workshop, the lunch was lasagna and white buns! No salad, no veggies... Read more
From morbidly obese to obese!
A 16 pound loss, my BMI has gone from Morbidly Obese to Obese! Unfortunately like the large number of points between spark trophies, I have a long way to go yet to get to overweight. My goal for this year.... Read more
Lost a pound
Yeah! Finally I lost a pound. Tracking food and exercise finally working. Getting my upper arm muscle back after a month of Curves!... Read more
Kicking the scale to the curb!
I've had it. No longer stepping on the scale everyday. One day it's up, one day it's down, mostly it stays the same.
I'm going to use staying in my calorie range, blood sugar monitoring and recording my fitness instead.
I get weighed on the ... Read more
Galas have a gala amount of calories
For the first time, I added up the calories I consumed at one of the fancy charity dinners I attend. WOW.
Now understand, I didn't have the cake dessert or the cream soup or any appetizers.
Roast beef, approx 9 oz, nice veggies inclu... Read more
Live NOW not when you lose weight.
Once again this time of year we are bombarded with Weight loss ads where people give their personal weight loss stories.
"I was fat so I hid in my house for 10 years"
"I didn't speak up at work because I was fat"
"I didn't go out with my h... Read more
A New Year, new resolve
Daughter still pregnant, due March 18th. She's coming along!
As for me, I am proud, lost 13 pounds and kept them off this year. My goal for this year, 27 pounds, down to the dreaded 200 lb mark.
Back to curves and writing down calories.
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My daughter just announced she is pregnant! No longer just the grandma of dogs and chickens! Did you know that Sparkpeople has great pregnancy resources?
And not just for weight control in pregnancy. Do a search!... Read more
Still at 15 pound loss
Still at a 15 pound loss but my sugar is just great!!! Back to some meat, trying to decrease the carbs. Walking 30 min a day for months now. Running not so much with the heat. Overall pleased... Read more
Good cholesterol way up, bad cholestorol down to normal. 3month sugar normal! Morning sugar still high, gotta lose more weight for that to go down.
Blood pressure normal and lost 3 pounds from last visit.
Also Doc says sure I can run, the do... Read more
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